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McLaren Shows Racy P1 GTR at Pebble Beach

McLaren is developing an even more insane version of its 903 horsepower P1 supercar. Dubbed the P1 GTR, McLaren used the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event in Monterey, Calif. to unveil a design concept of the car that it displayed on the event’s Concept Lawn. Packing an additional 83 horsepower from its V8 hybrid-electric drivetrain compared to the standard P1, the P1 GTR is a thoroughbred racecar that will begin production early in 2015. Think of it as McLaren’s version of the Ferrari Enzo-based FXX racecar. McLaren Special Operations…

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Pebble Beach 2014: The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is currently taking place in beautiful Monterey County, California. While the gathering consists of many events, there is one crown jewel in the whirlwind of events known as The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. The Quail is set on a plush golf course parallel to the Santa Lucia mountain range and hosts the finest examples of vintage sporting automobiles. Not into motorsports? Well, the Quail also offers the chance for automotive brands to showcase their cream-of-the-crop luxury cars and allows them to be sampled by…

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2014 Geneva: McLaren reveals new 650S coupe

Mclaren revealed an all-new super coupe called the 650S, which sits in the middle of the range with a modified version of the MP4-12C’s twin-turbocharged 3.8L V8. Good for 650hp, the McLaren 650S is essentially a mid-cycle refreshed MP4-12C, boasting a 0-62 time of just three seconds. Top speed stops at 207 mph. Prices in the UK start at 195,250 GBP while the spider version starts at 215,250 GBP. For full details, check out the press release below. ——————————————————– New McLaren 650S Coupe can accelerate 0-200km/h (0-124mph) in just 8.4 seconds…

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Report: McLaren working on a Porsche 911 fighter, inspired by P1

Britain’s AutoExpressUK received the scoop on a new, more affordable supercar from McLaren, which will be called the P13. The car will go against the Porsche 911 and is expected to cost similarly. Power will be provided by a revised version of the automaker’s familiar 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8 good for 450hp. After speaking with a source inside the automaker, the P13 will also be styled after the P1 super hybrid. It will also utilize a carbon fiber chassis, much like the P1. The proportions are also expected to be smaller,…

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